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Ewe Experience seeks nominated charities

Are you looking for money? The Ewe Experience in Glengarriff is seeking charities to benefit from their annual charity day. “Every year we support a different charity; a big event for Willow our dog, who always dressed for the occasion in a T-shirt from the particular charity. Last year was special for her since it was for animals. Sadly it was also to be Willow’s last. In her honour and

Volunteers needed as Cycle Against Suicide visits West Cork this May

THIS May, one of Ireland’s biggest charity cycle events, the 2015 Cycle Against Suicide will pass view West Cork and organisers are seeking local volunteers to help out with the event which will see up to 1,000 cyclists travel from Kenmare to Cork city via Bantry, Mizen Head, Skibbereen and Clonakilty from May 4th to 6th. The cycle will afternoon stop in Kenmare on Monday, March 4th before overnighting in

Bandon Secondary School hosts food forum and farmers market

The Home Economics Department in Colaiste Na Toirbhirte, a girls’ secondary school in Bandon, is hosting a day-long food forum and farmers market on Monday, 9th March. This innovative, one-day event aims to enhance learning in the classroom and show students how the knowledge and skills they acquire at school can connect and transfer to careers in the thriving Irish food sector.

Kilmeen Macra News

THE start of 2015 has been a busy time for the club. On the 7th of Febuary Bantry Macra held a dinner dance in the Westlodge hotel Banty it was a great night had by all members who came on the night thanks to Bantry Macra for organising a great night.   The 5 a side soccer Carbery round took place in Rosscarbery on the 1st of Febuary it was

St Finbarr’s Boys NS notes

THE Sixth Class pupils participating in the Primary School Debating Competition have now progressed to the third Round. The team include: Michael Folan, Oliver O’Shea, Cohen Lee, TJ Sullivan, Hugh Fitzgerald and Eoghan O’ Mahony. The boys competed against Kilcoe N.S and  St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway. They look forward to the next round in the coming weeks.

Lots of interest in Kinsale Men’s Shed

THE Kinsale Men’s Shed held their information evening last Thursday night at the Temperance Hall in Kinsale. The event was well attended by over 30 men. Committee member of the Kinsale Men’s Shed, Simon Toussifar said, “It was a great night, we weren’t expecting so many to turn up. There was a healthy mix of different aged men from their 20s up to their late 60s and 70s. Many of

Free mental health care will soon become easier to access in West Cork

THE West Cork Suicide Prevention Service, Lisheens House, has taken another step toward realising its dream to offer free counselling to anyone in the region who needs it.  Lisheens House organisers, Noreen Murphy and Mick Kearns, are delighted to announce the opening of their first drop-in centre location on Main Street, Skibbereen which is due to open in early April. “We have been waiting for suitable premises in the right